Massage Therapy for Clients with Diabetes

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$60 members / $100 non-members     4.0 CE credits

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Review the types, risks, symptoms, treatment and complications of diabetes. Explore the effects of diabetes on pregnancies and the complementary adjunct therapies available. Learn methods to successfully expand your massage therapy practice to include clients with diabetes.

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Objectives

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the role massage therapy can play for clients with diabetes.
  • Define the types of diabetes and the conditions that may arise for massage clients with diabetes.
  • Identify the risk factors for those with diabetes.
  • Discuss the effects of diabetes on pregnancies.

About the author(s)

Nancy M. Porambo, MS, LMT, CNMT has worked in the field of chronic pain for the past 28 years. She is a Past President of AMTA and currently serves as National Advisor to the American Medical Association’s, CPT Council. She also served on the AMA’s CPT, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Workgroup as representative for the massage profession.

Course Expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

Refunds

Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.